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good morning to our viewers in the west. this is thursday, january 21st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a monster storm threatens millions with heavy snow. already washington, dc is paralyzed by just an inch. breaking news, russian president vladimir putin implicated in the poisoning death of a former spy. are your donations to support politicians or veterans reaching the people you want to help? cbs news investigates. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> you've got the snow on top of the ice. you start sliding.
you can't get it going anymore. >> yep, that's the roads. >> a winter storm barrels towards dc. conditions already very dangerous. the presidential motorcade slipped on snow-cover roads. >> 1 to 2 feet total in this area in blue. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table. >> sarah palin on the trail for donald trump. >> we're going to have win after win. you people are going to get sick and tired of winning. >> hillary clinton using an image of trump and palin, hoping to fire up her supporters. >> a british judge says vladimir putin probably played a role in the killing of a russian spy ten years ago. >> anger over the water crisis in michigan is showing no signs of easing. >> a full accounting needs to happen from soup to nuts in terms of determining how this happened. >> wall street may be ready to hit the pause button on this week's roller coaster trading.
>> stocks seem like they could stabilize. >> the buffalo bills have hired the first female full-time coach. >> all that. >> a unique way to sink a basketball. remarkable. >> valentine's day is coming up. white castle taking reservations. >> a perfect way to tell the person you love that you don't. >> all of that matters. >> she's going to pardon herself. >> republicans taking aim at hillary clinton over e-mails. >> you notice how positive she is about the president. because she wants to stay out of the clink. >> on "cbs this morning." >> it's like a magical eagle made a wish. trump has given me so much material to make jokes about. nobody compares to the original material girl. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
welcome to "cbs this morning." a major winter storm threatens to wallop millions in the east with blizzard conditions. heavy snow will start falling tonight. washington, dc could see up to 2 feet. philadelphia, new york, and boston will also be hit. >> the nation's capital and nearby areas got a preview. an inch of snow caught people off guard. the gridlock continues, drivers stuck in backups because of icy conditions. kris van cleave is on the national mall with more on the next big punch. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. some people spent six, even eight hours to get home. others were stranded and had to sleep in their cars. and that's before the potential blizzard gets anywhere near washington. all this havoc caused by really just a little bit of snow.
car crashes. slick streets. and crowded roads. they made driving nearly impossible in washington, dc last night. gridlocking roads until after midnight. more than 160 accidents in the area turned the nation's capital into a mess. >> i thought that i was going to make it up the hill. and then i realized a lot of other people thought the same thing. and here we are. >> reporter: cars that weren't sliding were left stranded. >> that's the roads. there are people stuck everywhere. >> reporter: less than an inch and a half of snow was enough to turn quick commutes into marathon trips to nowhere. >> as you can see, they didn't treat the roads, and this is what i'm dealing with. >> reporter: major highways were brought to a stand still as frustrated drivers were angry.
the region was unprepared for light snow. >> it's been three hours trying to get home. this is ridiculous. i don't understand why they didn't prepare. >> it's been like this for about an hour now. >> reporter: even president obama couldn't escape the severe weather. his motorcade skidded and sl slogged its way through traffic along with dc commuters. the mayor's office admitted the storm caught the district off-guard. late last night the city launched additional salt trucks to help clear roads. schools across the region are closed or delayed. later this morning, the mayor of washington, dc will be holding a press conference to discuss storm preparations. you can bet she's going to be getting some very tough questions about last night. >> thank you, kris. we feel your pain. snow and freezing rain in tennessee created icy roads. police responded to several crashes along major highways yesterday. drivers were stuck with their
wheels just spinning in kentucky. plows are busy after several inches of snow fell there. the schools are closed, the kids like that. chief weathercaster of our station wcbs is tracking the massive storm and the rain until the west. lonnie, what do you see? >> what i see first of all is a big portion of the country right now that has some sort of a watch or warning that's been issued. take a look at this. they extend from arkansas all the way into new jersey and areas shaded in green. blizzard watches in effect for washington, dc and new york city. today is the day, the big day for the storm, today is the day it's forecast to form and push up from the gulf coast. it drops a lot of ice, snow north of that. snowfall totals holding steady. we're talking about the possibility of a foot of snow anywhere outside of new york city, stretching into portions of virginia, west virginia,
washington, dc, extending towards portions of the blue ridge mountains, a foot, 2 feet of snow, possibly more than that. right now, this is your storm. it's ragged. but today is the day it pulls in moisture from the gulf and shoots up the eastern seaboard. out west, a little system pushing onshore around washington state. mountain snow possible as well. this storm nothing compared to what the east coast will be dealing with, charlie. >> lonnie, thank you so much. the latest presidential poll finds donald trump's main rival is gaining support in new hampshire. trump polls a commanding 20-point lead over the field but the poll shows ted cruz is now in second place, ahead of jeb bush and marco rubio who are tied for third. major garrett in washington is following the top gop candidates. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's talk about the republican machine you've heard so much about. it's sputtering. how do we know? donald trump and ted cruz continue to dominate the gop race. to stay ahead, both have to
ridicule the establishment, the machine, at every turn. lately these lines have begun to blur. now cruz has to criticize anyone not named sarah palin. >> even today the gop machine, they're attacking their own frontrunner. >> reporter: sarah palin hit the road with donald trump wednesday, aiming to fortify the frontrunner's conservative credentials. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table. >> reporter: but even as palin soaked up cheers in tulsa, she spoke openly about pain within her family. >> the kind of elephant in the room. >> reporter: palin's oldest son, track, an iraq war veteran, was arrested on domestic violence and weapons charges earlier this week. palin used the moment to take a shot at president obama. >> my son, like so many others, they come back a bit different. they come back hardened. it starts from the top.
the question that comes from our own president where they have to look at him and wonder, do you know what we go through? >> reporter: republican elder statesman bob dole, the 1996 presidential nominee, also signaled a preference for trump, especially if the only other alternative was cruz. "i question his allegiance to the party," referring to cruz. "nobody likes him." cruz said it was a sign they're ditching other candidates for trump. >> the washington establishment have made the assessment that marco rubio can't win this race and they're rushing to support donald trump. >> reporter: in iowa and new hampshire, republican voters haven't chosen a candidate. a new poll shows more than half of republicans are still making up their minds. these voters could definitely be up for grabs for candidates like john kasich and chris christie, who both believe that if they can finish a strong second in new hampshire, they'll attract
the money and media attention necessary to credibly chase the nomination. >> major, thank you so much. the democrats are also fighting over support from the party establishment. this morning bernie sanders is gaining ground on hillary clinton. in iowa, clinton is trying to put new pressure on sanders. nancy cordes has more. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning. even the smallest slight can become a campaign issue. here in iowa last night, hillary clinton took umbrage at a stray comment by bernie sanders about a key constituency: women. >> i was somewhat confused. senator sanders said well, you know, planned parenthood, the human rights campaign, they're part of the establishment. boy, i wish it were. i wish we weren't fight all the time to protect women's rights, to protect women's health. >> reporter: clinton was responding to sanders who said this when asked why planned parenthood endorsed her, not him. >> hillary clinton has been around there for a very, very long time. some of these groups are in fact
part of the establishment. >> reporter: sanders is trying to position himself as an outsider. the clinton camp says he's too far outside. >> i think the term socialist doesn't make it easier to win. >> reporter: connecticut governor dan malloy and a chorus of clinton supporters argued wednesday that putting a socialist at the top of the ticket would hurt democrats down the balance on the in november. new york congressman steve israel. >> there's a place to carry the socialist banner, there's no question about it. i'm not so sure that particularly in swing congressional districts that's the banner you want to be parading. >> reporter: clinton's backers warn his tax positions would make sanders an easy target for republicans. in the '70s, sanders favored a 100% tax on income over $1 million. sanders says he's backed off that position, a bit, he joked. >> it will not be as high as the number under eisenhower, which
was 90%. i'm not that much of a socialist compared to eisenhower. >> reporter: sanders likes to point out that polls right now show that he would actually do better in a matchup against top republicans than clinton would. her campaign argued that's because she's the one who's taking all the incoming fire from republicans right now, a sign, they say, that she's still the one the gop is most worried about running against in november. >> nancy, thanks. a british judge this morning says russia's president likely approved the killing of a former spy. the report says the spy died in london after drinking poisonous tea in 2006. charlie d'agata is in london with new results of the investigation. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the spy was deliberately poisoned, assassinated. his killers, according to this report, must have taken orders from the top.
in president putin's russia, that can only be one man. on his death bed he told his wife putin did it. this morning, almost a decade after his murder, judge robert owen confirmed russia's secret service and putin were likely to blame. >> the ssb operation to kill mr. litvinenko was probably approved by the then-head of the ssb and also by president putin. >> reporter: the former kgb agent fled to britain in 2000, having become an outspoken critic of putin. these two men have always denied involvement. they're both back in russia.
the ex-spy became violently ill and was dead in three weeks. a highly radio active and extremely toxic poison was found in his blood. the investigation found it was the second time they tried to poison him. gayle? >> charlie, thank you. michigan's governor is under fire this morning over newly released e-mails about the lead water crisis in flint. under pressure, governor rick snyder's office released hundreds of pages yesterday. in one e-mail, his then chief of staff writes of the toxic water, "i can't figure out why the state is responsible." tests have shown dozens of children with elevated lead levels. adriana diaz is in flint with a look at the response to the contamination. adriana, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the governor released 274 pages of e-mails and documents late
wednesday. one said that they were worried about people in flint turning it into a political football. people here are now depending on bottled water to survive. governor schneidnyder's chief of wrote, "the real responsibility rests with the county, city, and water authority. but since the issue here is the health of children and citizens, we're taking a proactive approach." just days after that e-mail, the governor announced the severity of the city's water problem, after he said he received confirmation of lead contamination. are these e-mails enough? >> no. >> reporter: flint's former mayor lost reelection in november. >> this is missing a whole year. and it's missing all the key public officials at the state level who were involved.
>> reporter: when flint started drawing water from the flint river in 2014, the improperly treated water stripped lead from pipes. the city stopped tapping the water in november and lead levels have gone down. last night governor snyder couldn't say what the current levels are. >> what is the number? >> i don't have the number at the top of my head. it various by parts of the city. >> i would think that the governor of michigan would have those numbers at the top of his mind right now. >> until they're in a range that's considered safe, i don't actually want to get into the issue of by zip code or by street. >> reporter: president obama addressed the crisis in an interview for this weekend's "sunday morning" program. >> once people figured out there was a problem and there was lead in the water, the notion that immediately families weren't notified, thinks weren't shut down, that shouldn't happen anywhere. >> reporter: every single person we've spoken to says that what
they want is brand-new pipes. and until then, this remains flint's cleanest water source. >> adriana, thank you very much. you can see lee cowan's full interview with president obama on "sunday morning" right here on cbs. thousands of students in detroit are back in school this morning. a massive sick-out forced their public schools to close. the district is suing to stop the protest over low pay and run-down buildings. omar villafranca is live there with more. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. several buildings here at spain elementary school are closed because a large portion of the campus is just falling apart. let me show you what we're talking about. you can see on the outside, there are tiles that are falling off this building. and teachers tell us inside it's much worse. detroit teachers ditched school on wednesday to protest in the bitter cold.
part of a widespread sickout that forced nearly all the schools across the city to shut down. >> report cards come out on friday. there are many things i should be doing right now. but at the moment i have to take a stand. >> reporter: monica tyson teaches elementary and middle school students. >> we have rodent issues. we have many, many different things. the list does go on. >> reporter: these images show deplorable conditions at some schools. damage on the floors and ceilings. one classroom even had mushrooms growing out of the wall. cbs news toured an elementary school where a leaky roof caused the gym floor to buckle. this isn't the first sick-out here in detroit this year but it's the largest so far, affecting parents like tanisha murray. >> i can't imagine how frustrating it is for the teachers. >> reporter: the state took control of detroit public
schools in 2009, which are more than half a billion dollars in debt. the state appointed an emergency manager who called the sick-outs illegal in a statement. on wednesday, the district filed a lawsuit for an injunction for teachers to get back to work. >> instead of punishing the teachers, sit down and let's see how we can work this out together. >> reporter: teacher groups are having a meeting later today to talk about their next plan of action. we're told more sick-outs are planned. >> omar, thank you. we investigate the political action committee donald trump's campaign doesn't want raising money for him. are donor,,
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good morning. starting things off with a new crash coming into our traffic center right now. san jose 280 north at ray street. we are seeing a left lane blocked there causing some slowdowns. there is another crash out there, as well. this is actually cleared off the side of the road castro valley eastbound 580 past eden canyon. big rig on fire on the shoulder of the road. we are not seeing it blocking any lanes but you may see slowdowns as people see what's happening on the side of the road. >> san jose, good morning, everybody. we are taking a look towards levi's stadium in the santa clara valley. mostly cloudy skies. we have some areas of fog, as well. temperatures are a little cooler this morning into the 40s and 50s. the winds are slight. those winds will increase as clouds thicken today. southeast winds to 20, mostly cloudy. 50s to mid-60s. look at mountain view, 65. rain this time tomorrow. scattered showers during the day on friday. lingering showers into your
♪ many times been bitten welcome back to "cbs this morning." wake up! this half hour a major scientific breakthrough. what could be planet number nine in our solar system. astronomer derrick pitts is in our green room. we are looking at you. voters will get plenty of calls this campaign season asking for money. but are some political action communities running a scam? you betcha. former telemarketers share their story along with a onetime candidate for governor who claims he was taken. that investigation is ahead.
time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" says new rules to encourage more diversity in the oscars will be considered by the academy of motion pictures arts and sentences. the issue will be discussed tuesday by the academy's board. comes over a backlash for this year's acting nominees. the board may consider expanding the number of acting nominees in each category. "usa today" reports walmart employees may get a pay raise. they will get an increase next month. the average full-time hourly wage $13.38 and part of walmart's strategy to retain the workers. there is concern on wall street that the imprencrease could dri down their profits. >> maven is testing a car sharing system to compete with zip car in ann arbor, michigan, before expanding elsewhere. it could also have a fleet
driving vehicles in partnership with ride sharing services. get this. the las vegas sun reports that companies in sin city overcharge passengers by tens of millions every year. a state audit found customers are paying $47 million a year more than they should. auditors blame a $3 credit card fee that they call excessive. one taxi union says it lobbied to kill the fee. auditors criticize also the decision to increase a fuel surcharge. our partners at c-net. consumer product safety commission recommendation comes as it investigates more cases of hoverboards that burst into flames. the commission is expanding injuries to riders who fall off of them. amazon is offering refunds on any hoverboard it has sold. scientists have discovered a possible new planet in our solar system. for the first time in 170 years,
evidence of this ninth planet was found on the far edge of the system. astronomers at the california institute of technology have not directly seen it yet but thinks it's up to ten times bigger than earth and 20 times farther away than neptune. derrick pitts is chief astronomer and director of the planetari planetarium. how exciting is this to the world of asstrtronomy? >> it's exciting. for the first time we are identifying another planet in our solar system. like an indication we really don't know everything there is to know about our solar system and there is lots more to learn a. >> reporter: what is the evidence it's there? >> the evidence we can look at objects orbiting around our solar system and figure out why their motions are the way they are. because of the gravitational influences of everything else around. we looked at objects and realized we couldn't completely understand their motion.
however, if we insert into the equation an object about the size of this planet nine, everything then worked out perfectly. so that is what gives the suspicion that it really does exist. >> so you don't see it, but you said it's all about the numbers. two scientists are playing around with numbers and they think what? >> they think, this doesn't add up. we need to ask some other folks to take a look at this for us and tell us if we are crazy. sure enough, that is what they gp the cal tech astronomers said you know the idea about being another planet? it's not a crazy idea and it looks like it's really possible. now what they will do is let this information out to the rest of the astro none cal community to figure out what is going on and make sure everything is correct and do the observations. >> some are stepping toward to say they are convinced? >> well, it is -- yes, they are pretty well convinced. now they need the visual evidence to back it up because, as i said, the numbers don't lie. >> how hard is it to get the visual evidence? a number i read in the paper and was interested in.
pluto 4.6 billion miles from the sun. >> right. >> this new planet would be about 20 billion miles from the sun. >> it's even further out than that at its greatest extent. the point is we can develop instrumentation that goes on big telescopes around the world will give us the capability to see it. the real trick we have to know where to look and right now we don't know where to look. astronomers are incredible hunters and can figure this out. >> the numbers are awesome. how long would it take to navigate the sun? >> it's a 20,000-year orbit. >> 20,000 years? >> we won't be here! >> not only will we not be here but in the history of us looking at the sky, we have not yet really seen this. we don't know if it's come around to our part of the solar system or not. but one of the really cool things about this story is that one of the astronomers mike brown said since he was the person that downgraded the status of pluto originally his
daughter has been a little upset with him. he says perhaps this will make up for that. >> when i grew up we were taught there were nine planets. coming full circle. >> i feel much better now there is a ninth planet. >> the next step is further examine the evidence they have? >> right. they will keep looking at the numbers to see if they can find any other way this can manifest itself. and objects could manifest itself this way and they are looking for the visual. >> next time you come, would you wear a brighter tie? i need my sunglasses. >> you are out of this world. >> it looks like it came from the south of france. >> i like it. >> thank you. i'll go for that. millions nationwide are waking up this morning to below freezing conditions. but 2015 was the hottest year on record. federal government findings announced yesterday show the earth's temperature went up 0.03 of a degree. last year's warmest the warmest for a summer. heat changes since the 1950s.
many scientists blame climate change for this year's el nino. sugar bowl ski resort says maiers put the ski patrol to risk when he traveled into an avalanche area. video shows him sliding and tumbling before fighting his way to the surface. charlie, were you really going to say something about derrick's tie? >> i was. i like it. >> you're dapper. are some pocketing tens of millions in campaign dough nations? cbs news investigates. >> literally, they listed 11 things. we are going to do phone calls and radio ads and television ads and they didn't do any of those things. >> we hear next from former telemarketers and the man in the middle of the controversy. if you're heading out the door, you can watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device.
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♪ this election is on track to break all spending records. it could likely cost several billion dollars by the end of last year, presidential campaigns and outside groups supporting them raised more than $600 million. between the candidates, super pacs and other committees, that number is going to explode. funded in part from donors. but with all of those groups asking for money, it can be confusing. julianna goldman is in washington with a cbs news investigation that reveals why it's important for donors to do their homework. >> reporter: behind every political solicitation, there is an entire industry of consultants who hunt for donors but times they few vars actually make it to specific candidates. now this technically isn't illegal because, believe it or not no law is requiring pacs to spend money on election reason
related purposes. >> a lot of people were older. >> reporter: kristina and c.j were paid. >> whatever the number, whatever you felt like you could work out of them. >> reporter: they worked for this milwaukee-based telemarketing firm called american liberty group. public records show it was paeds 400,000 by a political action committee called conservative strike force. zubic said one donor said he was dying of cancer so she asked a supervisor for guidance. >> why didn't you tell him this is an opportunity to give one big last donation. >> reporter: give one last big donation before he dies? >> yes. >> reporter: american liberty also solicited money from veterans on behalf of conservative strike force. cbs news obtained this script saying, can strikeforce count on your support of our veterans during these important times? but we couldn't find any money going to veterans causes. we looked at federal records and found since 2011, conservative
stri strikeforce and other pacs raised over $33 million large from republican retirees but only 8% went to the causes they claimed to support. the rest went to a group of companies who used those donations to make more money. is it a scam? >> oh, no question. you just can't say an organization out there that is spending 95% of its money just to raise more money and never has any intention of doing the things it's telling the people that it's talking to that it will do, you can't call that anything else. >> reporter: former virginia attorney general ken cuccinelli was the 2012 republican candidate for governor. conservative strike force used his name in the fund-raising pitches without his approval. he said they made false promises to voters so he sued them. >> they listed four things. they didn't do any of those things. >> reporter: so when donors give to conservative strikeforce, where does the money go? the pac, as well as six others
have the same treasurer. a man named scott mckenzie and have the same address 37. p.o. bochx 806 at this u.p.s. store. mackenzie is paid to be the treasurer of all of these different pacs. >> reporter: mackenzie wouldn't speak on camera and says he doesn't have any current ties to the vendors. he says as treasurer for a total of 25 pacs, he takes all of the heat for decisions that other people make. already in this election cycle, donald trump asked mackenzie to shut down his unauthorized group patriots for trump. mackenzie said he will imply. in the meantime this former telemarketer in milwaukee had some advice. >> don't give anything over the pho phone. if you want to support something, go to the website of that organization you want to
support and, and i'm sorry. i'm sorry for my part in that. >> reporter: kristina and c.j. both felt because they felt uncomfortable with what was happening. we asked mackenzie about the causes for veteran causes and said they were test calls and no money was raised. kristina verified payments but doesn't remember how much. already in 2016 some of mackenzie pacs have report spending hundreds of thousands of dollars largely from contacting voters across the country. >> wow. kite an investigation. really disturbing. did you find, are these limited to conservatives or does this also happen on the left too? >> reporter: while these kind of scams are most prevalent on the right it's not limited to conservative causes. bernie sanders campaign sent a cease and desist letter to a man running an attack and running sanders campaign and that man is connected to eight other pacs. a family connection to the white house will not land one very high profile graduation speaker.
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it's 7:57. we are keeping an eye on the roads especially because we do have a crash coming into our traffic center now. this is northbound 280 at race street in san jose. it's being cleared. the car involved has been pushed off to the side of the road but they are waiting on a tow truck now. that's according to chp. so you're going to see a few minor slowdowns in that area. here's a live look right now at the bay bridge. seeing lots of cars out there this morning. it's 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. we are currently looking at a little bit of a slow drive time. just over 40 minutes if you're redding out on this thursday morning. here's roberta. >> you have ugly traffic i have pretty weather! [ laughter ] >> check this view out from our mount vaca cam. we have clouds floating in, lake curry in the background there. mostly cloudy skies today. temperature-wise right now we are in the 40s and 50s. later today, 50 to mid-60s so kind of mild. with the cloud cover increasing winds out of the southeast up to 20 miles per hour. here we go. it's the calm before the storm. the rain arrives overnight. it will be raining this time
liberty mutual insurance. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. a major snowstorm forming this morning could cripple parts of the mid-atlantic region. snow will start falling in some areas tonight and last through sunday. washington and surrounding areas will face the brunt of the storm with blizzard conditions. up to 24 inches of snow is forecast for the capital. the same goes for philadelphia. new york could see 12 inches. and boston is preparing for 6 inches. >> got to get ready. an inch of snow last night fell on washington and surprised many drivers there. cars just gliding on the icy roads. drivers expressed frustration that the city was not better prepared to handle this stuff. the effects of that snowfall continue this morning with gridlock in the morning commute. donald trump and ted cruz are fighting to be the anti-establishment candidate. this morning, cruz says the establishment is turning to trump. cruz campaigns today in new hampshire where the latest poll shows him 20 points behind trump. the texas senator said if trump is elected he will be another
republican cutting deal for democrats. >> i'm a christian, first. i'm an american, second. i'm a conservative, third. i'm a republican, fourth. the problem are republican leadership is that they make deals on everything. they surrender at the outset and they stand for nothing. and mr. trump pitch to the washington establishment is he's a deal maker. mr. trump is welcoming the support of the washington establishment. >> campaigning in iowa, trump said cruz did not fully report that he took out loans to run for the senate in 2012. trump said voters could not trust cruz trump said voters could not frot cruz to go after big banks. citibaborrowed money from goldman sachs and he borrowed money from citibank. fina he never put it in his personal financial disclosure form. that's a big to-no. now he's going to go after goldman-sachs, goldman-sachs owns him. sm he said, oh, i didn't know that.
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and receiving teams prepare for smit ls o week's game. here's details of this ground breaking move. than a good morning. offatherine smith worked for the new york jets for more than a decade, but it's her new beenial title that has everyone talking. historically the nfl coaching ranks have been one of the , the t boys clu s clubs on the, but the bills are changing that. late monday night the bills announced they were promoting catherine smith making her the hert full-time smith in the nfl. the 30-year-old began her nfl career as an intern with the new york jets in 2003. four years later, smith was promoted to player personnel assistant and in 2014 was named assistant to then head coach rex ran.
head followed rex ryan to buffalo after he took the head an saidg job with the bills last year. e ar said he consulted with ory the cardinals bruce arians whose team made history themselves this past july. >> and very excited to have coach jan welter join our staff. >> reporter: the cardinals hired jan welters as an intern for to bills training camp for three dreams, the first woman to hold a coaching position in the nfl. >> i could not have dreamed big enough. now it sets the stage that it r: smith a dream for other girls growing up. >> smith wasn't made available nigh esperson, ia last night. rters ang to a team spokesperson she may address reporters about her new role sometime after next month's super bowl. gay gayle? >> big deal. >> very big deal indeed. go catherine smith. we are counting down to
super bowl 50, have you heard su it's going to be on cbs? we'll bring you all the live action from levy's stadium, a stadiurom santa clara, california on sunday, february 7, that's right here on good old cbs. macy's is launching a new kind of store to take back business from online retailers. their attempts to prevent sales from falling even further at its brick and mort,,
you can get rect you can get directions, make a call and turn on your lights without pushing a button. voice control digital assistant seems to have all the answers. so does this mean the end of typing? that's ahead on "cbs this morning." that's ahead on "cbs this morning." of typing? that's ahead on "cbs this morning."
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breaking holiday season, but some companies reported disappointing holiday sales, including macy's that's cutting 5,000 jobs. the legendary chain also closed 40 stores across the united states. their sales in november and december dropped by 45%. macy's is under pressure to sell real estate and is looking for ways to bring in customers. cbs news financial contributor melody hopkins is in chicago and joins us to sort it all out. melody, help us understand, hs a store inside a store? >> this is a search for relevancy and to drive foot traffic into the store. the idea is that they will put their macy's backstage brand inside of their traditional store and that value shopper who go into the discount store will the december cover the
traditional macy's by virtue of going to back staej. now i have to tell you, this seems like a tall order to me, i can see the traditional macy's customer discovering the backstage store, but they want to see that happening in reverse. this is going to be hard. >> we have seen other department stores like nordstrom, they have nordstrom rack where you can get clothes at a discounted rate. how is this different from that? >> this is actually different because nordstrom's has worked really hard to separate the rack business from the traditional nordstroms. one way they have done that is that 80% of the merchandise of the rack store is actually specific to that store, it's not discounted merchandise from nordstrom's, they also have a long lead time on this one. they have been doing this for about a decade, they have over 100 rack stores. so in this situation, macy's is
going to be playing catch up, they have about eight of the backstage stores and they have a handful of stores inside the traditional macy's. >> how about combatting giants like amazon? >> there are a few people who have done it right. i think nordstrom's has done a good job. notwithstanding it's sales in the last year, but acquiring online retailers like donald trump club, they have done a really good job of updating their omni trail business, you can use your phone to place an order while you're in the store. and this rack business is a very successful business for them. >> this is a sign that department stores are not doing so well, how bad is it? >> it's bad, the last 12 months have been really rough. these businesses are down 40% or so. they have had a lot of pressure
on them. it's just a different day, they've got the assault jaub line, and the millennial shopper is not a that into retail in terms of buying clothes. they want experiential purchases,like vacations and going out to dinner. and that's a lot to overcome. >> melody, thank you so much. >> yeah, good to see you. sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump has people talking about fashion. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." jacket on stage is sparking interest. (vo) new tidy cats lightweight with glade.
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how voice recognition is work to go improve our lives? >> we are seeing things like siri and another version from microsoft and visual assistance and seeing it in homes like amazon echo. you're seeing it now bleed into smart home things and cars. >> do you still have to talk like this? most of the time, they don't understand you. >> no matter what you do, you end up shouting at siri and she won't understand you. the big change we have made is command language, early voice recognition research the last couple of decades have been device x and perform task y. you have to keep the sentence structure very formal and we have looseneded that pup google learned to answer casual questions. >> can you teach siri to be responsive to your voice? >> i've not had any success in that but hypothetically, you could. they are getting better. i think the amazon is the best example i've seen in that it works maybe 80% of the time for
siri and these other ones -- rhode isla >> what is the future of this? where is it going? >> i think buttons and whether entering your password or turning on the lights or changing a channel on the tv and you're seeing in cars in terms of navigation and entertainment fountain car and sending text mesages. you're seeing it nerterms of ho automation. i tell the system to turn on the lights and it works. >> what is that? really? >> it's two ecosystems working together and the fact it works is shocking to me. >> it's so interesting. we text. when my kids text things they hit the audio thing and it texts. it's generational. >> i love that. >> do you think typing will be obsolete? i can remember typing class typing the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog's back. that uses all of the letters. will typing be obsolete?
>> i'm investing in reading and writing and don't think it will go away from nap the keyboard we use is from the 1870s and was designed to keep the keys from jamming up when you use a mechanical typewriter. the fact that is still built into every new device is shocking all of these years later. >> i use it to taking notes. in other words, i reach them and rebateship repeat summarizing and it goes into that. >> how accurate is it? you have to go back and proofread. >> it's pretty good. >> i use that too, dragon as well. >> it's voice and gesture in terms of home control and car control. you go like this. that is more sort of -- more could be done on that. >> what does that mean? you just waved your hand. >> maybe stop it or turn up the volume. maybe you can activate something by pushing against it rather than pushing a physical button on a remote. >> i love it. so cool. >> i'll still holding on to the keyboard and the blackberry and the typewriter!
>> dan ackerman, we thank you. >> one teaching hospital takes its medical staff on a field a search is on for a missing beach in marin and good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. the search is on for a missing surfer on rodeo beach in marin county. dan dafoe a 40-year-old man was seen late yesterday floating face down before a wave separated him from fellow surfers, who were trying to help. a federal judge says a civil rights trial can go forward in a sheriff's deputies shooting of a boy near santa rosa. andy lopez was killed while holding a pellet gun back in 2013. the deputy opened fire accused of using excessive force. and coming up on "cbs this morning," how a night at the museum could transform the way doctors could practice medicine. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
good thursday morning, thank you for joining us here on kpix 5. we are keeping an eye on a crash this morning in cupertino. five cars were involved in this crash. they are now in the central divide area. however, we are seeing some slow-and-go conditions right now. this is northbound 280 at wolf street. some debris being reported in the road this morning. so keep your eye out on that again northbound 280 at wolf street. another thing i want to mention capitol corridor service
advisory this morning, trains 527 delayed 15 minutes between suisun and martinez because of traffic. and a live look at the bay bridge. this is overall things looking slow but no major accidents to report out there. from from the carquinez bridge to the maze, things moving about 37 minutes on that drive time there. roberta. >> it's live, it's our weather camera looking out towards san francisco where we can see in the distance some fog. we also have some mid- to high- level clouds. good morning, everyone. as you get ready to begin your morning commute or get the kids off to school, we are in the 40s and in the 50s. the winds have been under 10 miles per hour but later today, winds will become a little breezy. southeast 10 to 20 miles per hour. 50s and 60s. most notably 66 in santa clara with mostly cloudy conditions. the clouds will thicken across the east bay today into the 60s. north of the golden gate bridge, 50s and 60s. and there you have windsor today at 64 degrees. rain arrives overnight tonight. it will be raining this time tomorrow. and lingering showers through your saturday. ,, ,,,,,,,,
♪,,,,,,, a high school basketball player in alabama had the came head-on, you could say. his teammate passed the ball to him and caught him by surprise and it deflected off his face and somehow landed in the basket! two points! >> he looks fine! >> yeah, he is fine. you think they are having fun with him at school today? >> yeah. >> nice shot, mack. >> nice shot. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, art could help make health care better but it's not patients coming face-to-face with these. . how doctors and nurses are finding inspiration in museum rachel bloom is changing the rules for romantic comedy.
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>> no. no, i don't. the hollywood reporter says comedian amy schumer will take a lie detector test to prove she did not choke. it comes after 300 comedians tweeted similarities between their jokes and hers. schumer denies that. and she will show the test this season on her show. >> billboard named some of the entertainers performing at the grammy awards. ten time winner adele returns for a performance for the first time since 2012. also performing kendrick lamar and little big town and the weekend. you can watch the 58th annual grammy awards on cbs monday, february 15th at 8:00 p.m. pacific, 5:00 p.m. pacific. a dose of culture help the medicine go down. dr. tara narula shows us the
movement. good morning. >> good morning. medicine is an art as much as a science. innovative program in boston, it teaches physicians and students training to use their eyes and ears to connect with patients and enhance the practice of medicine. at boston's women's hospital, doctors and nurses and harvard medical students are helping reshape medical attention. by day, members of the teaching unit or itu focus on treating patients. >> keep you updated as we get any more news. >> reporter: at night they fix their sights on work of art. >> you don't need to know anything about art or art history. >> reporter: at the museum of fine arts boston, art is a catalyst to strengthen clinical and interpersonal skills and softening the hard science of medicine with creative expression. >> to me this kind of represented the struggle of being a third-year med student where with i'm on a different
rotation every couple of months and i feel like my story is being rewritten over and over and everything i learned, some of it, i forget. >> when you survey patients, very few of them complain about the knowledge base of their doctor. or the fact that their doctor doesn't know what they complain about is that their doctor is inefficient or ineffective in communitying how the patients feel and that is what we are trying to address with these programs. >> reporter: dr. joel katz declined the art curriculum brigham women. it is now a model. why is it art museum the best place for this? why not a barbecue or a softball game? >> the beauty of art museum it takes everybody out of their comfort zone and it allows them to focus on an external object i say take the personal aspects out of it and lets them solve problems together. that's what we want them to do. >> reporter: activities are carefully designed to enhance team building. >> one person is going to sit
facing the art work. you're going to describe what you see. >> reporter: to break down the hospital hierarchy, junior staff members are compared with more senior colleagues. >> his arm, his left arm is sitting -- resting on his left knee. >> reporter: observing and describing art is used to promote problem solving, communication, thinking outside the box, and appreciating other perspectives. >> you start looking and, all of a sudden, you see sort of maybe some disaster there, like -- something and that is really what that -- it looks like a cancer. >> sometimes we forget -- and make sure that the patient that they are put back together and okay again. >> reporter: on hospital rounds early the next morning, the museum experience is incorporated into medical practice with the goal of improving patient care. >> what does it sound like? >> you have an extra heart now. >> the extra heart sound we hear when there is too much fluid in the body. >> reporter: instead of deciding
the care plan in the hallway rounds are at the bedside with the patient included. >> any questions? >> no. i -- i -- you mentioned all about this art stuff. >> yes. >> that's a big thing to me now. now i think i got the real picture. >> in the museum our goal is so interpret a piece of artwork together. here, our goal is to interpret the patient cases together and it's really about figuring out the answer to the patient and for the patient. >> reporter: getting everyone on the same page with a consistent message avoids the fragmented care many patients experience in the hospital. >> whether you're the nurse, the nursing assistant, physician, physical therapy, coordinate, the experience helps bring it all together and for them to realize we are all on the same team and i think it really translates into patient care. >> it looks like it's here. we look and then often we feel. any questions you have for us? >> no. i believe -- you're my family now. >> good. >> it's not overwhelming having everybody here rounding at your
bedside? you actually enjoy that? >> i do the fact they get together and they talk to me about what is going on. they don't just treat me like, oh, he doesn't know. >> reporter: at its core, medicine is about that human interaction. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: that's why we do this and it's incredible this whole humanity aspect has really been missing. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: from medical training until now? >> yeah, yeah. you say it's been missing. but, actually, if you look carefully, it was here and i think we have lost it. >> in fact, as recently as 50 years ago, humanities were at the core of medical practice and while research into this program affects is ongoing there is strong anecdotal evidence that patients and practitioner practitioners benefit. interacting with art helps the stress on their job too. they didn't have this program when i was an intern and residents at the brigham but i really wish they had! >> who is that? >> look at that! >> wow. >> yes, many years ago!
>> great program. >> it is. sounds like a wonderful program. >> a special place and a special program. >> nice there is a recognition of doctors need. >> will we see an implementation of it a lot throughout medical schools? >> right now 15% of medical schools have some humanities curriculum involved and this is focusing on team building. >> both sides are learning and i like paragraph the junior with the seniors too. what do we think about your picture there, doctor? >> i don't really like the short hair. >> yea in 2015! you look great! >> thank you. you have a chance to own a piece of people history. the car that carried pope francis in part of his united states tour goes up for auction next week. it costs less than 20,000 typically. it goes from 0 to 60 in about nine seconds! no word yet on the starting bid. proceeds from the auction will be donated to charities.
oh, my god! oh, my god! oh, my god! guys, guys, guys. guys. i'm just going talk to you like people and pretend i'm not on tv. we almost didn't have a show! we made a pilot for another network and they rejected it and we sent the pilot to every other network in hollywood and we got six rejections? one day and we felt like crap. but we knew it was good. i love you so much! >> we love her right back! rachel, hello. she recent won a golden globe for her role in "crazy exfo ex-girlfrie ex-girlfriend. >> i love that title. there she discovers in california the object of her affection his name is josh and he's got a girlfriend.
>> let me get in there. let's about rebecca time. >> stop. trying latch on. okay. you guys got this. so i'm going to let them have their time. you know what? i'm going to sit this one out. >> are you okay? >> are you okay? rachel bloom is cocreator and star of "crazy ex-girlfriend." thank you for being at the table. >> thanks for having me. >> are you a crazy girlfriend or do you just play one on tv? >> i think everybody is a crazy ex-girlfriend. it's turning a romantic comedy on its head. >> congratulations on the golden globe. you were one of the first to get the award and great. i was smig ear-to-ear. your speech was so exuberant. you faced a lot of rejection to
get this on the air. >> yeah. to be able to have shot a pilot and send it to networks and have it rejected. >> something in that. >> even to get to that level of being able to shoot a pilot was a huge thing for my career. >> i think one of the reasons you resonated to what was the opening clip when norah is a saying we were smiling watching you. your competition was little litt lily tomlin and they called rachel bloom and you thought what? >> i was looking into the eyes of my cocreator and it was wonderful. on one side of me was elaine and on attorney general side was my husband. all i remember when they said my name, her eyes widening and letting out a bird scream. it was overwhelming. it was quite -- the whole thing felt like a weird dream that i was about to wake up from. >> you know something wasn't a dream? you posting on your instagram account you getting ready. i want to show everybody a clip
from that. ♪ ♪ it's the golden globe times sexy. i got it on. i can't breathe. >> you were talking about getting rieady and using spanks. i think you said you had on two of them? >> the sexy golden globe you saw is me doing a parody from the pilot getting sexy ready song which is getting ready for a date and you see the horrifying things you have to do to get ready for a date. aren't we making ourselves sexy smooth? no, the waxing and shaving and pulling! >> there you are standing there in your underwear. >> i'm in my underwear. hi a waist cincher on. the top of tit had been cut and lumps coming up.
>> why did post that? >> it's about playing with the juxtapositions between beauty and ugly and glamour and norm and depression and happiness. it's about these opposite. i thought it was only fair on a night i was going to look so incredibly glamorous to show what goes into that because all of this happened to me very quickly. eight months ago i didn't have a television show and i was broke and partially because i'm horrible at saving money. within a very short amount of time i'm the lead of a television show and i have a golden globe so i see what happens being on television. >> continued success. >> thank you. >> can't wait to see what happens next with you and your man. >> cool. >> rachel, thank you. >> mr. man! >> can you watch "crazy ex-girlfriend" monday on the cw network. up next, the castles where winter is scene. tomorrow, we go someplace warm. >> i'm ben tracy in cuba where an american television show is
emergency repairs today in moon bay. crews are fixing good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 8:55. here's some of the headlines on this thursday morning. emergency repairs today in half moon bay. crews are fixing erosion damage dumping roughly 100 tons of boulders in front of a bluff here to try and shore it up. oakland police are investigating fatal high-speed crash on macarthur boulevard. investigators say the car was speeding when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. that happened around 11:30 last night. and governor jerry brown will hold's annual state of the state address in sacramento. that will happen later this morning around 10:00. weather, storm number 11. and it's acomin', right, ro? >> yes. i'm so impressed you're keeping track, frank. hi,everybody. good morning. we have mostly cloudy skies right now as you get ready to begin your thursday. this is a beautiful view from
the transamerica pyramid looking due east and again, mid- and high-level clouds here. let me show you where those clouds are streaming from. it's that storm number 11. the front is making tracks towards the bay area. today temperatures with the clouds and the increasing winds out of the southeast at 20 miles per hour. highs today all the way up to 66 degrees in santa clara. 63 right there in san ramon. back in through dublin. north bay numbers in the 50s and low 60s. windsor today, good morning, your high temperature is 64. so the rain begins late tonight overnight. then rain this time tomorrow. scattered showers throughout the afternoon hours. lingering showers into your saturday morning and afternoon. dry weather pattern on sunday through wednesday. hope you enjoy your day before you go. sandra with traffic next.
good morning. thanks for joining us here on kpix 5. we are keeping an eye on a few incidents out there on the roads. this is northbound 280 at wolfe road. five cars involved. that's clearing right now. so we are hoping to see some improvement very soon. still, you can see some of those slow and go conditions right behind that there. elsewhere in the south bay similar conditions. take a look at 101 northbound right there. you go from 62 miles an hour straight down to 25 miles per hour. so you do want to leave a few minutes early if you haven't left just yet. we are seeing some of these very slow conditions out there on the roads. here's a live look at the bay bridge this morning. still lots of cars but overall smooth sailing. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com
wayne: fabulous! jonathan: it's a new scooter! - oh, it's going to happen. wayne: everybody should get a money fairy. you've got the big deal! tiffany: gold rush! jonathan: it's a ruby bracelet! - curtain number three! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal". now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america. what's up? welcome to "let's make a deal". i'm wayne brady. thank you so much for tuning in. let's do what we do. who wants to make a deal? come here, sun. and everybody else, have a seat. let's get to it. hey, what's your name? - christy. wayne: hey, christy, nice to meet you. - hi, nice to meet you. wayne: so what do you do? because i know you're not a sun all day long. - well, right now i'm on maternity leave. i've got my little five-week-old at home. wayne: five-week-old?